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Illustrative Leaves of the Astronomical Instruments made for Peking Observatory? from 'Liber Organicus', by Ferdinand Verbiest, Beijing, China, 1668?

Inventory Number: 61060
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Persons: Ferdinand Verbiest
Date Created: 1668?
Place Created: Beijing China Asia
Accession Number: Library acc. no. 1977-30
Brief Description: Set of 105 Chinese woodblock prints, on thin rice paper, one hundred and five separate sheets, each approximately 390 x 460mm. Three additional sheets of thicker paper; possibly outer covers.
[Library Accession no. 1977-30]
Primary Inscriptions: On outer cover to folio of prints, handwritten in [later] faded ink, 'Chinese Course of Experimental Philosophy'
Provenance: Purchased in 1977 with the assistance of the PRISM Fund.
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Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
390 460 mm

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